We Have Waited for This Film Our Whole Lives

2015-07-24T11:46:38+02:00Juli 9th, 2015|Opini|

By Willy van Rooijen   The poignant documentary ‘The Act of Killing’, in which perpetrators proudly speak about the mass killings of 1965 in Indonesia, received an Oscar nomination last year. Its follow-up, ‘The Look of Silence,’ is even more intriguing. Willy van Rooijen was present at a screening in Bali, shortly before the documentary [...]

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Interview: Oppenheimer on The Look of Silence

2015-05-29T20:09:52+02:00Mei 27th, 2015|Opini|

Following on from the award winning documentary The Act of Killing, director Joshua Oppenheimer talks about making his second film The Look of Silence and its impact in Indonesia and around the world. Jess Melvin spoke with Joshua Oppenheimer on 18 March 2015 as he arrived back in Denmark from a promotional tour in the United States. [...]

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The Look of Silence: Act of Killing director’s second film is as horrifically gripping as first – Venice film festival review

2015-05-25T16:24:41+02:00Mei 25th, 2015|Opini|

Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence is a stunning companion piece, or possibly narrative development, to that extraordinary 2012 documentary The Act Of Killing. Its enigmatic title may indicate the numb silence which is the only possibly reaction to a certain kind of savagery and inhumanity, but perhaps mean the way that a nation sees [...]

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Pemerintah Belum Berniat Ungkap Kebenaran

2017-10-08T13:39:53+02:00Mei 21st, 2015|Opini|

Dari Pemutaran Film dan Diskusi Senyap: Pemerintah Belum Berniat Ungkap Kebenaran Peringatan hari HAM sedunia kali ini (10/12/2014) dirayakan dengan sedikit berbeda dari tahun-tahun sebelumnya, yaitu pemutaran film Senyap karya Joshua Oppenheimer di beberapa kota. Pemutaran film yang bercerita soal peristiwa 1965 ini diselenggarakan secara serentak di beberapa kota. Acara tersebut mengingatkan kita bahwa pemerintah [...]

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Joshua Oppenheimer: The Look of Silence, my love letter to Indonesia

2014-12-28T14:13:18+01:00Desember 16th, 2014|Opini|

(Interview at Tuschinsky Theatre, Amsterdam, 23 Nov. 2014) The Act of Killing, my first film helped open, you could say helped to catalyse a transformation on how Indonesia talks about its past. The public, the media and ultimately the government even talking about the genocide as a crime against humanity and as something that needs [...]

Surat Cinta Joshua!

2017-10-07T17:07:24+02:00Desember 16th, 2014|Opini, Wawancara|

Surat Cinta Joshua! Wawancara dengan Joshua Oppenheimer 1 Jagal (The Act of Killing), film pertama saya membantu membuka, katakanlah mendorong transformasi soal cara Indonesia membicarakan masa lalunya. Publik, media dan akhirnya pemerintah bahkan mulai bicara tentang genosida sebagai kejahatan terhadap kemanusiaan dan sebagai sesuatu yang perlu ditangani. Dan, lebih penting lagi bagi saya, bicara tentang [...]

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